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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018
Coutts Skyline Garden Tour – Ballot

Saturday 09 June 2018. 09:30, 10:40, 11:50 and 13:00. Tour places will be allocated by a ballot.

The tours will last approximately an hour.

The tours will cost £3.00 per person to reserve your place. You must also hold a valid Open Garden Squares Weekend ticket.

The ballot opened on 23 April 2018 at 12:00 and closed on 17 May 2018 at 12:00. Up to two places on the tour are allocated per person and will be for the person(s) named in the ballot entry. You may not pass your place on to anyone else. Winners will be allocated onto either one - times / dates are not negotiable. If you are selected for a place on the tour, you must take photographic ID with you (either a passport or driving licence). If you don't hear from us, your ticket number will not have been chosen. You must arrive 15 minutes prior to the starting time of your tour.

About the Skyline Garden at Coutts

The garden court in the large central atrium of the Coutts building has recently undergone a complete redesign and refurbishment. It features a range of contemporary planters and retains its fish pool with mature koi carp.  

Coutts Skyline Garden, the brainchild of executive chef Peter Fiori, was created in spring 2012. The garden, cleverly installed by the late Richard Vine with the help of the Clink charity based at HMP High Down, lies on each side of a narrow walkway around the roof of the building, lined with troughs and tubs in the bays between windows. 

Photo of the Skyline garden

There are four areas: the south-facing fruit garden, Vine Lane - a tribute to the late Richard Vine, a kitchen garden and the cottage garden. 

There are excellent views over the Strand, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Nelson's Column and Zimbabwe House. 

Further information, maps and pictures »